Providing a psychological perspective on the use and abuse of alcohol and other psychoactive drugs, the Second Edition will include more coverage on the theories of why alcohol and other drugs are used, as well as broad conceptual issues related to the nature of addiction. Research on smoking, caffeine, and simultaneous multiple drug use, including combinations with antidepressant drugs and nonmedical use of prescription drugs is also covered.
John gives an overview of the book:
Born in Macon, Georgia, where his immigrant parents from China, the only Chinese in the city, owned a laundry. After moving to California, he majored in psychology at U. C. Berkeley and went on to earn a Ph.D. at Northwestern University. Author of several academic textbooks,...